Features

Editor 2018-04-21

  “The bicycles are definitely the most stolen personal item on campus,” said University of Limerick Security Division Head John McDonnell as he recalled an incident where bike thieves tried to steal a bicycle worth nearly €1,500 but did not manage to do so. Mr McDonnell spoke about how a student rushed into a bike […]

Editor 2018-04-19

A women-led collection of creative writing is due to be released this April with a launch event in UL. The event will take place at the Art and Autonomy Conference in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance on April 20th. The time of the event is to be confirmed. The proceeds from the […]

Editor 2018-04-18

The newly elected President of the Postgraduate Students’ Union (PSU), Dean Lillis, has single-handedly organised for the students of his Human Rights class to visit the International Criminal Court in The Hague. When Dean is not too busy trying to be the best class representative he can be, he is sliding into challenges while trying […]

Editor 2018-04-16

The advent of new technology has disrupted nearly every segment of society, and the education sector is not immune. In recent years, there has been an influx of learning apps, knowledge sharing websites and YouTube tutorials that facilitate and enrich the learning experience. The developments in technology have transformed students’ learning experience, but there is […]

Editor 2018-04-12

By Simran Kapur Limerick girl Aoife O’Kelly shines bright in London, as her ambitious piece on celluloid earns accolades across film festivals.     From rebuilding a Polish household, carving out windows in an old mud house and recreating a time an era that left a mark on most.     Lula, a true story […]

Editor 2018-04-10

By Sean O’Donovan Plassey House at UL is named after the village of Palashi in India, the scene of a battle between the British and the local Moghul ruler, for control of India.   Plassey is the English for the word palashi which is a Bengali word for a local red-flowered tree.   Two UL […]

Editor 2018-03-27

MnMs, in this case, are not, in fact, those little chocolate buttons that you can eat ten packets of in five minutes. MnM stands for Meitheal na MacLeinn, an initiative that began in 2010 roughly. This is essentially where students are grouped into teams and patrol the housing estates off campus during weeks such as […]